Just Waiting

When the orange is gone, the yellow and the pink that swiftly follow suit, you hope to see a little of the remaining green under that first white blanket like magic that drifted in on tiptoes one by one while … Continue reading

Cardamom & Cashew Clouds

There was a time in my life when I merrily sent off holiday cheer on pen and paper of my own creation. This was before the World Wide Web and way before any little bears came into the picture. While … Continue reading

In the Dark of December, the Magic of Christmas Prevails.

 We recently heard some not-so-good news and even though we are distressed, we didn’t let it distract us from providing our little ones with a twinkle of Christmas magic. In these shorter days of the winter solstice, we have learned … Continue reading

Keeping the Spirit

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  of the holidays in your nest…frankly some days this is an indispensable welcome. A turbo boost within your week, maybe Wednesday evening will be one of those days where you may consider that a show-stopping-table setting is in order…simply … Continue reading

Something Had Come

 The children sensed something was coming while they tossed fitfully in their beds last night. No one noticed the bright red sleigh with nine little reindeer soaring through the twilight sky, no one heard the creaking of the old wooden … Continue reading

Deck the Halls

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with boughs of rosemary, boxwood and mint. This holy trinity was about the only thing I was able to accomplish up until Saturday when we brought home the tree that added just the right touch to freshen up our winter’s … Continue reading

Red Ribbons, Red Eggs and… Gooey Eyeballs?

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“Eeewwww! He didn’t even chew them!” That is the reaction that came from our mouths when we witnessed my uncle eating lamb eyeballs for the first time. Actually my cousins, siblings and I screeched every time he ate them. Easter … Continue reading

The Writer’s Table

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  Silence–not one a peep. Sorry little birds, I do enjoy waking up to your flight at the break of dawn every morning. Your chirping is sweat music to my ears but not at this hour. No distractions please—only the … Continue reading

Dreaming of a White Christmas

Bring holiday cheer into your nest with a cozy comfort feeling of casual and shabby chic aesthetic. Sun bleach white reminds me of white sand beaches—simple and soft yet opulent in beauty. White can also brighten up your nest with … Continue reading